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Rethinking the modern funeral

September 20, 2013 in Lake County News-Chronicle

MEET THE AUTHORS
What: Living Consciously, Dying Gracefully: Affordable, Ecological and Sacred Transitions
When: 6:30 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 26
Where: Two Harbors Public Library, 320 Waterfront Drive Continue Reading

Newtown: First funerals for the victims

December 17, 2012 in Worthington Daily Globe

NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) A grief-stricken Newtown on Monday began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys one of them a big football fan, the other a mischievous, whip-smart youngster whose twin sister survived the rampage. Continue Reading

Newtown holds the first funerals for shooting victims

December 17, 2012 in The Daily Republic

NEWTOWN, Conn. A grief-stricken Newtown on Monday began burying the littlest victims of the school massacre, starting with two 6-year-old boys one of them a big football fan, the other a mischievous, whip-smart youngster whose twin sister survived the rampage. Continue Reading

Thank You: Family of Duane Kern

May 22, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The family of Duane Kern would like to express our gratitude to everyone who came to the visitation and service, in addition to those who gave cards, flowers or personally expressed their condolences to us. Continue Reading

Thank You: The Bounds Family

May 22, 2012 in Wadena Pioneer Journal

The Tod Bounds family would like to say thank you to everyone who came to the funeral service, gave money, flowers and brought food. Continue Reading

St. Paul shop selling cheap coffins

January 23, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

When it comes to selling coffins, Mike Zoff is thinking outside the box. Continue Reading

Minnesota cuts funding for honor guards at vet funerals

August 31, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota will no longer pay for honor guards at veterans’ funerals, forcing the American Legion, the Veterans of Foreign Wars and other groups to seek new sources of funding to help them give military honors to veterans who have died. Continue Reading

Betty Ford funerals to be in California, Michigan

July 9, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Public and private memorial ceremonies will be held in California and Michigan this week for former first lady Betty Ford as her casket travels to be laid to rest alongside her husband in Grand Rapids, Mich. Continue Reading

Skeptics question social implications, safety of dissolving human remains

June 2, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Minnesota is one of the few states in the nation that allow alkaline hydrolysis. Proponents say it has lower operating costs and is greener than traditional cremation because it does not cause the emissions that incineration does. But skeptics question the implications. Continue Reading

Thanks to stranger, a final rest for daughter

January 8, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Stray snowflakes swirled Friday as Tina Milon’s silver casket sat ready to be lowered into the frozen ground. A half-dozen family members huddled near the grave. Her teenage daughter let out an anguished sob. The scene did not seem a miracle, but for Tina’s family it was. Continue Reading